FIFA World Cup


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The FIFA World cup was incepted in 1930. Brazil have won the most titles with 5.

1930

  • Host Nation: Uruguay
  • Winner: Uruguay
  • Runners-Up: Argentina
  • Third Place: USA

There was no 3rd place match but FIFA recognises the USA as third over Yugoslavia on points.

1934

  • Host Nation: Italy
  • Winner: Italy
  • Runners-Up: Czechoslovakia
  • Third Place: Germany

1938

  • Host Nation: France
  • Winner: Italy
  • Runners-Up: Hungary
  • Third Place: Brazil

Uruguay & Argentina Boycotted the World Cup as it was held in Europe for the 2nd succesive time.

1950

  • Host Nation: Brazil
  • Winner: Uruguay
  • Runners-Up: Brazil
  • Third Place: Sweden

There was no 1st/2nd & 3rd/4th matches instead a round-robin tournament of Brazil, Spain, Sweden & Uruguay participating as the last 4 in the tournament.

1954

  • Host Nation: Switzerland
  • Winner: West Germany
  • Runners-Up: Hungary
  • Third Place: Austria

1958

  • Host Nation: Sweden
  • Winner: Brazil
  • Runners-Up: Sweden
  • Third Place: France

1962

  • Host Nation: Chile
  • Winner: Brazil
  • Runners-Up: Czechoslovakia
  • Third Place: Chile

1966

  • Host Nation: England
  • Winner: England
  • Runners-Up: West Germany
  • Third Place: Portugal

1970

  • Host Nation: Mexico
  • Winner: Brazil
  • Runners-Up: Italy
  • Third Place: West Germany

1974

  • Host Nation: West Germany
  • Winner: West Germany
  • Runners-Up: Netherlands
  • Third Place: Poland

1978

  • Host Nation: Argentina
  • Winner: Argentina
  • Runners-Up: Netherlands
  • Third Place: Brazil

1982

  • Host Nation: Spain
  • Winner: Italy
  • Runners-Up: West Germany
  • Third Place: Poland

1986

  • Host Nation: Mexico
  • Winner: Argentina
  • Runners-Up: West Germany
  • Third Place: France

1990

  • Host Nation: Italy
  • Winner: West Germany
  • Runners-Up: Argentina
  • Third Place: Italy

1994

  • Host Nation: United States
  • Winner: Brazil
  • Runners-Up: Italy
  • Third Place: Sweden

1998

  • Host Nation: France
  • Winner: France
  • Runners-Up: Brazil
  • Third Place: Croatia

2002

  • Host Nation: South Korea & Japan
  • Winner: Brazil
  • Runners-Up: Germany
  • Third Place: Turkey

2006

  • Host Nation: Germany
  • Winner: Italy
  • Runners-Up: France
  • Third Place: Germany

2010

  • Host Nation: South Africa
  • Winner:
  • Runners-Up:
  • Third Place:


2014

  • Host Nation: Brazil
  • Winner:
  • Runners-Up:
  • Third Place:


2018

Countries that have expressed interset to host
  • Australia
  • England
  • Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Spain & Portuagal
Expected to express interest
  • Canada
  • China
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • United States

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